CLEMSON – Clemson University students have chosen Kelly Smith as the Alumni Master Teacher of 2019. Smith, an associate professor of philosophy in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, was nominated by several students including Graham Pitman, who said Smith’s passion for taking on the big questions of life and the universe sets off […]
A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.
CLEMSON — Graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Wednesday evening in the annual “Hail and Farewell” ceremony inside the Hendrix Student Center. Eighteen students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation gear. The graduates also received a letter from President James P. Clements and a special challenge […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]
Clemson University College of Science student researcher Rhett Rautsaw is one of only five scientists in the world to receive the 2019 the BioOne Ambassador Award, which recognizes early career authors working to communicate the importance and impact of their research to the public.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Andrew Levitt, a senior industrial engineering major. — Andrew Levitt has been a Clemson football fan […]
The first Clemson psychology alum to receive the department’s lifetime achievement award also happens to be an American hero. However, the heroics retired Lt. Col. Simms Anderson performed were often distinguished by how well he could extract information from single individuals, information that meant the difference between life and death for thousands of Americans. Anderson […]
Senior biochemistry and genetics major Jason Erno of Columbia is the recipient of Alpha Lambda Delta’s Maria Leonard Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $6,500 for the 2019-20 academic year. Erno will use the fellowship stipend toward his pursuit of a degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Erno is scheduled to graduate from Clemson University on May 10.
The Division of Student Affairs named its 2018-19 award winners during a short recognition ceremony Tuesday in the Hendrix Student Center. Four annual awards were presented to five individuals prior to a directors meeting. “These individuals have made a difference throughout the campus and the community,” said Mandy Hays, assistant vice president for Campus Life. […]
Members of Clemson University’s Fraternity and Sorority Life community came together Thursday, April 18 to celebrate the past year and hand out awards to the top-performing chapters and individuals. The event was held in the WestZone Club on the fourth floor of Memorial Stadium. “Our office is proud of all the hard work put into […]
Greg Cranmer has the cover of a local newspaper from the early 90s framed in his office. He’s featured in the top right, a four-year-old wearing wrestling head gear and a singlet. His lip is poked out, and he’s visibly upset while a referee cautions him against locking hands. The picture was taken during Cranmer’s […]
The Clemson Virtual Reality Club hosted the inaugural “VR Creators Week” March 4-7 in the Immersive Space at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The student-led contests and workshops focused on creativity in virtual and augmented reality, providing students with an overview of new digital tools and the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a new Oculus Go headset and Amazon Echo Dot.
CLEMSON — Members of Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (CUSG) came together one final time to celebrate the 2018-19 academic year, hand out awards and inaugurate the incoming student body president, vice president and attorney general. The banquet took place Thursday evening inside the President’s Suite at Memorial Stadium. Jonathan Gundana — who served as activities director for […]
CLEMSON — CONNECTIONS, an initiative that assists first-year students of color at Clemson University, was selected as a bronze recipient for the 2018-19 Excellence Awards from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Each year, NASPA recognizes the contributions of members who are transforming higher education through outstanding programs, innovative services and effective administration. CONNECTIONS […]
Lori North of Simpsonville, a fourth-year student in the Clemson University School of Architecture, was on the winning team of the inaugural “Project Precast” design competition. North’s Team Tindall was awarded a prize of $3,000, which was split evenly between its three student members. The competition was sponsored by the PCI Foundation, an educational entity that supports the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Industry.